Texas Hospital Correction
In my commentary on the current scandal involving Catholic hospitals in Texas (see Open Secrets, Statistics and News, I indicated that the study of sterilizations and abortions performed at these hospitals did not distinguish between direct and indirect procedures, latter being moral in many cases.
Through timely correspondence from knowledgeable users, I am informed that while the nature of the abortions is murky, the study in question tells us enough about the sterilizations to know that many of them were direct tubal ligations, which can never be the unintended consequence of treatment of some other serious condition. Such sterilizations are always wrong.
I have updated the text of the original commentary accordingly.
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Spring Challenge Grant
Progress toward our Spring Challenge Grant goal ($23,735 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!